DOB: 14 June 1983
From: Cavan/Sandringham Dragons, Selection 49, 2001 Rookie Draft
Number: 12 (2002-2003 list)
Irish recruit who captained his country's Under 17 international rules team against Australia, and was sponsored by the Demons to complete his studies at St. Kevin's College. In his first year there he won the school Best and Fairest and was drafted by the Demons soon after.
He played two senior games for Sandringham over two seasons, but suffered a wretched run with injury before being delisted.
Walsh returned to Ireland, and his old team Cavan, spending five years at home before winning the job as the Greater Western Sydney high performance coach in 2012. Served as the Giants' defensive coach from 2017. At the end of the 2021 season he joined St Kilda as the head of their fitness program.
The Irish Experiment
Herald Sun - 28/05/2001
AFL.com.au - 03/09/2021
2003 player profile